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Nomads Marocco project at LinuxDay

October 25, 2011

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Sunday I went to a LinuxDay 2011 event organized near my city. There were presentation from the world of academics (Polytechnics of Turin and Milan) and the industry (Google, Canonical, …), but one talk was different from the others, in the sense that it was less technical and more human. A small girl approached the […]

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October 18, 2011

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I’ll probably never be as good, I’ll certainly never stop trying. The things we take for granted today are the revolutions of yesterday.

Google 2-step authentication

October 16, 2011

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Google has recently implemented two-factor authentication for user accounts. After reading its description and watching the explanatory video (here is the guide) I activated this option as soon as I could. It really is as user-friendly as it gets, for the security it gives. Since I own an Android phone I also activated the ability […]

List of Convergence SSL notaries

October 13, 2011

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I talked about Convergence before: Convergence: fixing SSL security New Convergence notaries emerge The main list of Convergence notaries is on this Wiki page: Notary list : share and find notaries! Notaries I suggest to add every notary on that list and immediately disable it in the Firefox add-on options, then take your time to […]

Codesourcery toolchains have new site at Mentor Graphics

October 8, 2011

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This completely slipped under my radar: Mentor Graphics acquired CodeSourcery’s toolchain products some time ago. I found out when I got to their site and it redirected me to Mentor. In my tutorials I often make use of the Lite editions of the Codesourcery toolchains, so this is the new site for reference: Sourcery CodeBench […]

Goodnight Steve

October 6, 2011

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The world just lost a leader and a dreamer, a rare visionary with the feet on the ground.

New Convergence notaries emerge

October 4, 2011

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When I talked about Convergence (a new SSL paradigm that improves security while browsing HTTPS sites on Firefox) in this blog post, I noted that the system needed a kickstart to become effective. Luckily, new Convergence notaries start to emerge. SSL Labs now runs its own notary servers, here the details and the instructions to […]